Carbon Offset - Definition, glossary, details

Carbon offset refers to set of activities or processes that offset or mitigate the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere. The options available for carbon offset are carbon capture and sequestration using CCS technologies, planting of trees in large numbers and adopting renewable energy resources.

Other Terms

Carbon capture and storage Carbon sink Carbon Sequestration
Clean Development Mechanism Climate Change Carbon Credits
Carbon Trading Cap and Trade Carbon Footprint
Carbon Offset CO2 Scrubber Chemical Absorption
Cogeneration Certified Emission Reduction (CER) Coal Bed Methane (CBM)
Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) Carbon Cycle Carbon Tax
Clathrate Gun Hypothesis Canadian Sedimentary Basin Carbon dioxide Fertilization
Carbon dioxide Equivalent Carbon Intensity Clean Coal technology
Carbon Emission Reduction Target (CERT) Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Carbon Market Conference of Parties (COP) Carbon Allowance
Cap Rock Chloroflurocarbons (CFCs) CO2 migration
Carbon Adsorbent California Climate Action Registry (CCAR) Carbon Financial Instrument (CFI) contract
Carbon leakage Carbon Neutral Climate Feedback
Climate lag Coal Mine Methane Carbon Accounting
Coal Gasification Carbon Price Carbon Calculation

Power Plant CCS - Glossary

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